Koichiro Ito

  • Monday, April 9
    What Matters to International Buyers
    10:45 am - 12:00 pm
    Congress - Fairmont

Koichiro Ito

ITO International Tax & Accounting Office

Mr. Ito received his Master of Science degree from Faculty of Engineering at Graduate School of Kyoto University in 1997.

From 1997 to 2004, he worked at Goldman Sachs in Tokyo, where he engaged in equity derivatives structuring section of Equity Division to plan and develop various equity related financial products for financial institutions and high net worth individual clients.

From 2005 to 2011, he worked at the tax practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers in Tokyo, where he offered tax consulting services to clients in financial industry, including foreign based banks, securities companies, private equity funds and real estate funds. The services included consultation on international taxation, structuring of investment scheme, the financial modeling and its analysis, and consultation on transfer pricing issues. He also offered tax compliance services such as tax return/report preparation to the clients and handling/negotiation in tax audit held by Japanese tax authorities.

In May 2011, he established ITO International Tax & Accounting Office to provide tax and accounting services specializing in international taxation to both clients in Japan and overseas. The service includes tax consultation to optimize the tax situation for high net worth individuals as well as corporations, in cross-border investment scheme.

He is a certified public accountant in Japan and a licensed tax accountant and is fluent in Japanese (his native language) and English.